Un Couple Épatant
Un Couple Épatant (2004)

In the second installment in director Lucas Belvaux's trilogy, the comedy centers around how a husband's eccentric behavior leads to his wife having suspicions about their marriage. Cecile is a teacher who is still madly in love… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 12, 2004
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Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Each movie casts light on the others. And after watching all three, a profound blending of the stories percolates in your head.

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Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

Boosted by Morel's subtly hilarious, hangdog performance, the film offers a cunning blend of door-slamming farce and whimsical marital love story.

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Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

It serves mostly as a linking device but stands on its own as a charming romp through classic French farce.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

Belvaux beautifully controls all three styles and stories -- even though he's least successful with the comedy Couple.

Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

This comedy built around marital misunderstanding is the weak link.

Annlee Ellingson

The least successful of the three, perhaps simply due to context. Without a disclaimer of sorts labeling it "A ROMANTIC FARCE," it's too easy to be confused by its tone.

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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle

Charmingly offbeat in the vein of early Woody Allen.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

More remarkable as an experiment than a film.

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Kent Turner

...the fast-paced and unfolding plot will sustain interest.

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